These days everyone is trying to solve two problems: which party will lead the next coalition and when will the economy recover. This reminds me of a problem in mathematics, which is actually not a problem at all. It is called the Shepherd Problem. It goes as follows: “A shepherd is tending 93 goats and seven sheep.

How old is the shepherd?” There are, of course, several variations of the problem. For example: Yesterday 67 planes landed and 43 took off. At 6 pm there were noon there were 32 planes on the ground. How many planes were still there at midnight? Serious …

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